Kent Aitken


Canada School of Public Service Digital Academy

Kent has been working in public sector technology and innovation since 2009 as a practitioner, researcher, communicator, and advisor. His current role is with the CSPS Digital Academy, a learning organization designed to support digital capacity and initiatives across the Government of Canada. He adds experience from sojourns outside of government, including the Prime Ministers of Canada Fellowship at the Public Policy Forum to study and advise on governance in the digital age, and the OECD to work with countries around the world on public sector innovation.


Promising practices and hard truths: lessons from three years of digital learning

02/11/2021 16.00 - 16.40

Executive TrackChannel 5Presentation

In the three years since we launched the CSPS Digital Academy, we’ve run dozens of pilots and experimental learning programs, conducted surveys on learning needs, collected thousands of evaluations, and met with hundreds of stakeholders, partners, and learners. All to ask and answer: what do public servants need?

At this three-year mark, we’d like to share what we’ve learned... read more